International Cotton Advisory Committee to meet in Tashkent in October

Date: 12:19, 30-06-2017.

Almaty. June 30. Silkroadnews – The International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) will hold its 76th plenary session “Cotton in the era of globalization and technological progress” in Tashkent on October 23-27, Trend reports.
The opening of the meeting will be held along with the beginning of the 13th International Uzbek Cotton and Textile Fair to be carried out on October 23-24.
The day before the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev instructed to ensure the profile higher educational institutions research institutes, leading scientists of the republic, as well as students and young specialists, to take active participation in work of the sections within the framework of the 76th plenary meeting of the ICAC.
The International Cotton Fair in Tashkent is held under the auspices of the ICAC since 2005. In total, over the twelve cotton fairs held, Uzbekistan has concluded export contracts to the amount of around 8 million tonnes of cotton fiber.
Uzbekistan ranks 6th in the world in terms of cotton fiber production, and the fifth in terms of cotton exports. Annually, the country grows about 3.5 thousand tonnes of raw cotton, produces 1.1 million tonnes of cotton fiber.
It is the second time when the ICAC (International Cotton Advisory Committee), established in Washington in 1939, will organize a plenary session in the capital of Uzbekistan.

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